WEATHER ALERT: Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Jefferson County

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Urgent Winter Weather Message at 2:48 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018:

Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
248 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

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Including the cities of Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, Oil City, Franklin, Tionesta, New Castle, Ellwood City, Butler, Clarion, Punxsutawney, and Brookville
248 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total wet snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze up to a tenth of an inch are expected.

* WHERE…Portions of northwest, west-central, and western Pennsylvania.

* WHEN…From 1 AM to 1 PM EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. Please report snow or ice by calling 412-262-1988, posting to the NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter [email protected]


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